Energy

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Keep Your House Cool and Green This Summer

Are you escaping this summer’s heat with air conditioning? Well then, you’ve felt the kick to your bank account. If you want to save on energy expenses over the next few months — who doesn’t? — join other Marylanders in the movement to keep your pocket and home green.

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Earth Week Challenge #3: Power Down

Each day, we rely on electricity to light our homes and offices, power our appliances, and charge our electronics. Many people also depend on electricity to fill their homes with hot water, heat, and air conditioning.

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Winterize Your Home

Here are a few simple actions you can take to keep your home warm and save heat and energy without spending much money.

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Kill-a-Watt

How can you save energy and money? Baltimore Energy Challenge shows us how!

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Design LEEDers

“I have always believed in, and pursued opportunities to make our buildings operate more efficiently,” says Terry Morse, PE, from the Office of Facilities.

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Energy-Saving Light Bulbs

Looking for the most energy-efficient light bulb? Not sure whether to go CFL or LED? Still using incandescent bulbs? Thomas Edison will forgive your move to energy efficiency. UM Go Green has the light bulb breakdown.

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EV Charging Stations Open on Campus

“Driving a car like this changes your whole perspective,” says Bruce Jarrell, MD, FACS, the University of Maryland’s (UM) new chief academic research officer and senior vice president and dean of the Graduate School.

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Pharmacy Hall Addition Promotes Gold Standard

Pharmacy Hall Addition received a LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.